Quote: "I was doing stage in New York when I got the film. Seeing the first movie and then reading our script, it was obvious I was Kevin Bacon's carbon copy. You couldn't be more formulaic if you tried. But Kevin and I, being struggling actors in New York at the time, we were friends and had mutual girlfriends. And the last thing I wanted to do was be him. So I went up there with an idea of Jeff being more of a street kid from Jersey, and the only reason he was up there was because of his girlfriend and to get laid. And with this huge truck that he has, his only other interest is cars. It was also the first time he'd ever put on a pair of shorts, first time he's ever had tennis shoes. So I went into the audition with an almost Blues Brothers kind of hat, and shades, and black socks, and smoking cigars the whole time.|
A lot of other stuff Steve Miner wouldn't let me keep in the film, but Steve was fun to work with as far as being able to bounce ideas off him. Although, in terms of my performance, I would have liked to have fought more for some of the colors I wanted. So what I really appreciate now was that I had so much fun doing it, and I was so kind of unpretentious on screen. For all of us. Because as your career goes on, the more seriously you take the whole thing." - pg. 54, Crystal Lake Memories
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